Thursday 5th October CAS Changes

CAS have informed us that they have a swim meet on Thursday 5th of October, finishing around 4:30pm. 

We therefore have to move our MAIN POOL classes 40 minutes later for this day only:

- 4:00 pm class to start at 4:40 pm

- 4:40 pm class to start at 5:20 pm

- 5:00 pm class to start at 5:40 pm

Please note all SMALL POOL classes will run at the same timings.

Assessments will still run at 5:20 - 5:50 pm which will need to be booked through our office on 043549525 or email info@speedoswimsquads.com

Schedule for Assessment and Registration for Term 1

We now have our assessment dates for the start of our new term. You will need to come to these sessions to make the payments for the new term if you already have swam with us and know your swimmers level. If you haven't already swam with us, you can come along for an assessment so we can place you in the appropriate level for the start of term. 

 

 

Collegiate American School

7th September 2017 ( Thursday)4-6pm

9th September 2017 ( Saturday)11-12nn


 

Dubai International Academy

8th September 2017 ( Friday)11-12nn

12th September ( Tuesday)4.30-6pm

* Please call the office 04 3549525 for assessment booking


 

Dubai College

6th September 2017 ( Wednesday)5-6.30pm

9th September ( Saturday)11-12nn


 

Repton School

8th September ( Friday)10-12nn


 

Sheffield Private School

9th September ( Saturday)2-4pm


 

Term dates

Ducklings are starting on the 8th September - 14th December (14 week Term)

Teaching and Training are starting on the 8th September - 25th January 2018 ( 17 week Term)

Our Boys at Junior Nationals

We've had some amazing results from our boys at their Junior Nationals.

 

Sam Van Der Stroom winning 4 bronze medals a the Dutch Junior Nationals! The 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 1500 front crawl and 400 IM!

 

Brendan Fitzpatrick at the French Junior Nationals winning the 50 breaststroke in a French Junior Record of 30.20! The 100 breaststroke in 1.06.98 and 200 breaststroke in 2.25.10. As well as winning the 200 IM with a 2.15.1 to finish a very successful meet.

 

Christroffer Weiss at the Danish Junior nationals winning both of his B final's in 100 butterfly with a time of 1.01.9 and the 200 fly with a time of 2.19.11 coming 5th overall! Followed by a PB in the 200 IM with a 2.22.9. 

 

Andrea Saxod comes in with some strong PB's in the French Junior Nationals with a 1.03.9 in the 100 front crawl, 1.14.5 in the 100 back, 1.19.4 in the 100 breaststroke placing 2nd! And a 1.12.6 in the 100 fly finishing with a 3rd place.

Private Lessons

We are now offering private lessons! Either 1 on 1 or 1 to 2 coaching. From complete beginners up to squad swimmers, children and adults, we have the coaches than can give you that extra boost to your swimming.

Private pool 1 - 1

30 minutes AED 175

45 minutes AED 225

1 hour AED 250

 

Our venue 1 - 1

30 minutes AED 150

45 minutes AED 200

1 hour AED 225

 

Private pool 2 - 1

30 minutes AED 250

45 minutes AED 300

1 hour AED 325

 

Our venue 2 - 1

30 minutes AED 225

45 minutes AED 275

1 hour AED 300

 

Please contact our Office on 043549525 or email us with your interest at info@speedoswimsquads.com 

Learn to Swim Day May 20th 2017

Speedo Swimsquads is supporting this initiative so come and join our summer camps & learn to swim, available for Adults & Children.

Listen to Pearl FM between 14.00 and 15.00 today when Anna Banana & Moosh Monster are speaking to Lesley about ' Learn to Swim '.

Anna Banana & Moosh Monster have committed to taking lessons and so far have had 2 classes with Lesley.

ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher Course

 

Course Leading to an ASA qualification.

If you are interested in supporting the teaching programme in a learn to swim environment under ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming, this certificate will allow you to operate as a teacher. It will provide you with the  teaching /coaching skills common to all disciplines together with specific focus on movement literacy. The second part of the course will focus on aquatic teaching, including the technical knowledge and practical skills which will allow you to teach unsupervised and mentor support teachers. You will be expected to have an  in depth understanding of the aquatic environment and a good understanding of the appropriate correction and common aquatic faults.

Assessment:

Assessment is by the course tutor/assessor and will cover:

  • Practical coaching through the use of a continuous check list plus one formal 30 minute assessment.

  • Theoretical knowledge through continuous assessment, verbal and written questions.

  • Planning, preparation and other associated tasks through the completion of worksheets, session plans and a scheme of work.

This course leads to an ASA qualification and is subject to an internal and external verification process.

Recommended Reading:

For the recommended reading list for this, please visit www.swimming.org

Course Cost:

Course fee AED 5200 including all resources and ASA registration fees.

Application Procedure:

Complete the following FORM and return to info@speedoswimsquads.com

Confirmation of the place will only be recieved when a non refundable deposit of AED 500 or the full course fee has been paid.

Further Study:

This qualification is the second stage in a three level teaching structure.  Further qualifications can be found on the ASA website  shown below.

Course Syllabus:

Further information for this particular qualification can be found on the website,

www.britishswimming.org   then     ASA.

 

Course dates: Sunday 25th June - Wednesday 5th July (None on Friday 30th June).

International Swimming Competition results

Well done to Brendan Fizpatrick who swam at the BC (SC) AAA Championships Canada -

200 IM 2'16'67 (2nd) 400 IM 4'56'09 (3rd) 100 FC 57'99 (3rd) 50 FC 25'68 (1st) 100 BS 1'06'23 (1st) 200 BS 2'23'24 (1st) 100 BK 1'03'67 (3rd) 4x50 FC relay (4th) 4x50 IM relay (1st) 4x200 FC relay (1st)

Well done to Christoffer Weiss who swam at the BC (SC) AAA Championships Canada -

1500 FC 17'51'31 400 IM 4'56'89 200 FLY 2'19'92 100 FLY 1'04'71 4x50 IM (3rd)

Well done to Anne Palmans who swam in The Hague Swim Cup (LC)

50 BS 33'11 (5th) 100 BS 1'13'50 (5th) 200 BS 2'43'69 (5th)

ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant Course (Teaching) (RQF)

ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) (RQF)

Course Dates:  Friday 2nd April - Thursday 6th April 2017

Venue: Collegiate American School

Please click HERE for more details.

Course Leading to an ASA qualification.

The ASA Level 1 Award in Teaching Swimming (RQF) is a vocational qualification. A vocational qualification offers a practical learning programme, challenges the learner and provides them with the skills and confidence needed to contribute to a specific role in the workplace.

This qualification will provide the learner with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and understanding of safe and ethical principals for effective teaching practices in swimming, working non swimmers through to competent swimmers.   It will equip the learner with the knowledge and skills needed to actively support a more senior qualified Swimming Teacher in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.  

Assessment:

Assessment is by the course tutor/assessor and will cover:

  • Practical teaching through the use of a continuous assessment to help improvement through the course, then one formal 15 minute assessment.

  • Theoretical knowledge through continuous assessment, verbal and written questions.

  • Planning, preparation and evaluation tasks.  Mainly written.

 

Recommended Reading:

For the recommended reading list for this, please visit www.swimming.org

Further Study:

This qualification is the first stage in a three level teaching   structure.  The next stage for you will be to progress to ASA Level 2 Teaching Swimming (QCF)or to ASA level 1 Coaching Swimming. (QCF)

Course Syllabus:

Further information for this particular qualification can be found on the website,

www.swimming.org

Speedo Swim Squads is coming to Regent International School!

We are excited to announce that as of Thursday 23rd February we will be delivering our range of quality swimming provision at Regent International School.

We offer high quality, low ratio lessons for beginners right through to competitive training for international level swimmers.

Term 3 is 15 weeks and will be every Thursday, starting on Thursday 2nd March - 22nd June 2017.

Please email lauren@speedoswimsquads.com for more information and bookings.

Speedo Swim Squads is coming to The Sheffield Private School!

We are excited to announce that as of 4th February we will be delivering our range of quality swimming provision at The Sheffield Private School.

We offer high quality, low ratio lessons for beginners right through to competitive training for international level swimmers.

Term 2 will be 7 weeks long starting on Saturday the 4th of Feb - Wednesday 23rd March.

To enroll into our programme we invite you to attend our assessment session on Tuesday 31stJanuary at 2.30 - 4.00pm. Please email lauren@speedoswimsquads.com if you are interested in enrolling.